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Title:   Stories of Life in Old Hawaii
Author:   Caroline Curtis
Publisher:   Kamehameha Schools Press
Language:   English
Date:   1998
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Auxiliary Sciences of History, Hawaiian History
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096989
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (225)
 
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...Writing in the nineteenth century, Hawaiian historian Kepelino said, "However diligently the foreigner seeks, he cannot find all. He gets a fragment here and there and goes home." That is very true. I have read what is available, but changes came so rapidly af...
 
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...Hawaiian words used in the text, other than proper names, are identified through the use of italic type. These words are usually defined in the sentence in which they are first used or in the Glossary at the back of the book ...
 
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...-- Maile Becomes a Kahuna. 268 -- Fishponds and Torches. 273 -- Year's End. 277 -- Hukilau. 277 -- Surfing. 279 -- Other Pastimes. 282 -- Glossary of Hawaiian Names and Words. 287 --...
 
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Title:   Hawai’I Island Legends : Pikoi, Pele and Others
Author:   Mary Kawena Pukui
Publisher:   Kamehameha Schools Press
Language:   English
Date:   1996
Subjects:   Fiction, Adventure, Hawaiian Folklore
Collections:   Folklore
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096801
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (210)
 
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...When Polynesian people came to Hawaii, hundreds of years ago, they brought legends. We know this because the same stories and similar hero names are found in other Polynesian groups. Other legends grew about historical events in our islands, about real p...
 
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...Preface.Vii -- Acknowledgments.Viii -- PikoiRat Shooting.3 -- Enemies Of The Chief.7 -- Pikoi Sees Hawaii.19 -- PeleHow Hawaii Was Made Safe.29 -- How Hawaii Was Divided.42 -- Holua Sledding.45 -- The Puna Chief Who Boasted.49 -- The Girl Who Gave Breadfruit.51 -- Kalapana.56 -- The Pounded Water Of Kekela.61 -- Other Lege...
 
       
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